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In his book, “Living Cancer,” Columbia oncologist Michael Weiner tells the stories of his patients and reflects on his 360-degree view of cancer as a physician, patient, and parent.
The HPV vaccine has great potential to reduce the rate of cervical cancer in Africa, where Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccination rates with texts.
Columbia’s Evelyn Berger-Jenkins, MD, has co-authored new recommendations to help pediatricians address emotional and behavioral health issues in children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compared with adults, children produce a very different antibody response after infection with the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, suggesting they clear the virus easily.
- August 13, 2013
Two Columbia faculty are part of a 61-member international research team that discovered 25 epilepsy-causing mutations in new and previously identified genes.
- July 11, 2013
The New York Times reported yesterday on a study that finds there may be benefits to delaying when doctors cut the umbilical cord after a woman gives birth.
- June 23, 2013
Another reason for pregnant mothers to avoid tobacco smoke – it may cause hearing damage in their children – new findings published in JAMA Otolaryngology.
- June 20, 2013
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
- June 17, 2013
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.
- May 30, 2013
When doctors at a local community hospital were unable to diagnose a three-month-old baby’s illness, she was transferred to the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (MSCHONY), where she was quickly diagnosed with botulism and successfully treated.
- May 29, 2013
A study of children born with severe heart defects has found that at least 10 percent of cases stem from genetic mutations that occur spontaneously early in development.
- May 23, 2013
Allergens? No. Inflammation? No. An over-active gene that interrupts lipid synthesis appears to be the cause of 20-30% childhood asthma cases.